Recode Media , Oct 15, 2018 14:55:50 If a car renting company wants you to cancel your rental contract, it can do so without your consent.
That’s because in California, there are three levels of consumer protection: First, there’s the right-to-try protection.
This is a consumer protection law that gives consumers the right to cancel their contracts and get their money back.
And if you don’t like a contract, you can sue for damages.
Then there’s third-party arbitration, which allows consumers to sue a rental company if they think the contract is unfair or deceptive.
Finally, there is the Consumer Arbitration Act, which gives consumers a legal right to have a dispute resolved by a neutral third party, such as a jury.
The Consumer Arbitrations and Mediation Services Act requires car rental companies to provide consumers with free arbitration and mediation services, but the law is still murky about what that means.
Here’s what you need to know.
What is consumer protection?
Consumers can sue a car leasing company for unfair or misleading terms, or for other consumer harms, including lost business, lost income, or damage to the reputation of the company.
The law generally says that the consumer can sue if the company is negligent or dishonest, and that it has a duty to prevent harm.
A car rental contract can also be deemed unconscionable if it’s unfair or unfair, deceptive or misleading, or if it doesn’t comply with state and federal consumer protection laws.
Consumer advocates and lawyers say that the law does not apply to car rental contracts, such a car leases, because the law doesn’t say anything about car rental services.
But California’s consumer protection statute does, and car leasing companies and their attorneys have used it to argue that California consumers have no right to an arbitration or mediation process.
The California law also has a third-level protection clause.
This means that if a company tries to cancel and refuse a rental agreement without you signing the contract, the company has to provide you with an arbitration hearing and pay you a fee.
Under California law, the hearing must be held within seven days.
If the hearing is not held within the seven-day window, the case must be dismissed.
The judge is not required to award money.
But the judge can order the company to refund you money.
In some cases, this will mean the company must pay a portion of your refund.
If a consumer is dissatisfied with the cancellation, the consumer could file a claim with the California Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.
What can you do?
If you want to cancel, you should call a car lease company to cancel the rental contract.
But there are also ways to resolve disputes.
You can contact a consumer advocacy group or consumer lawyer who can help you in your case.
If you don.t like a rental deal, you could try to negotiate a better one.
The best way to negotiate is to meet with the company, and negotiate a deal that’s fair and reasonable.
You could negotiate a lower rent or a shorter lease, for example.
Or you could contact the local Consumerist or other consumer advocacy groups.
This can help prevent car rental problems in the first place.
But you should also contact a lawyer to learn how to resolve consumer complaints.
If it’s a consumer dispute that is affecting your business, you may want to hire a consumer advocate or consumer law firm.
These lawyers can help with consumer complaints, as well as negotiate consumer contracts, so your business is protected.